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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 145-147

Subacute gastric volvulus: A report of two cases with review of literature


Department of Surgery, Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, Punjab, India

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Adarshpal Kaur
Department of Surgery, Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital, Patiala - 147 001, Punjab
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.199958

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Gastric volvulus is a rare medical entity that requires high index of suspicion for diagnosis and treatment as it has different implications in terms of clinical presentation, diagnosis, imaging support, pathological behavior, and evaluation. When it presents acutely, it may be easily detected. However, in patients with subacute presentation, symptoms are vague due to episodic twisting and untwisting. Definite preoperative diagnosis can be established if imaging is performed during symptomatic interval. The main aim of this report was to stress on the need for keeping high index of suspicion for this medical condition and for imaging the patient during symptomatic interval.


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